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Boonshoft School of Medicine Oral History Project


In this third of three interviews, Dr. Black first discusses the activities and influences of Dr. Richard DeWall, prominent Dayton heart surgeon and early advocate of development of a Dayton School of Medicine. Dr. Black goes on to describe Dayton area reaction to the School of Medicine feasibility/suitability study authored by Dr. DeWall and Wright State University Dean of Science Dr. Robert Conley.

Dr. Black devotes the second half of the interview to his interaction with the School of Medicine here at Wright State University. He discusses the development of the Family Practice Department of the School of Medicine, Dr. Black's development of two satellite teaching facilities for the school, his opinions on the quality of the students in the school, and the quality of staff and staff development in the School of Medicine.

Dr. Black finishes with his thoughts and perceptions on the future of the School of Medicine at Wright State University and the fulfillment of the School of Medicine's education mission.


A.V. Black


James St. Peter

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Digital Services Department; Wright State University Libraries

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Oral Recording

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PlusDeck 2c PC Cassette Deck